Colts Win in Shootout Over Chiefs, 45-44, Reach AFC Divisional Round

Throwing for several scores, Andrew Luck led the way to a tight win for the Colts over the Chiefs, 45-44 at home. With the win, Indianapolis moves on to the AFC Divisional Round.

A solid game for Luck was tainted by turnovers, in contrast to 29 for 45 with 443 yards passing and three picks, but put up four touchdowns. Alex Smith did his best to keep the Chiefs competitive, going 30 of 46 with 378 yards passing, four touchdowns and one fumble.

Donald Brown was a focal point for the Colts, running at will on the Chiefs for 55 yards on 11 carries with a touchdown in addition to four receptions for 47 yards and another score. T.Y. Hilton was a weapon for the offense, catching 13 balls for 224 yards with two touchdowns.

The Indianapolis defense was porous, allowing 378 yards passing and 150 rushing. They got to Smith for two sacks.

Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe had a productive game with 150 receiving yards and one touchdown. Next to Smith, he had the best output for Kansas City. Running back Knile Davis had a good game as well with 67 rushing yards, 33 receiving and two touchdowns.


Chiefs Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
A+ 100 A. Smith 30 46 378 4 0


Colts Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
A+ 100 A. Luck 29 45 443 4 3


Chiefs Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A 97 K. Davis RB 18 67 3.7 1
A+ 100 A. Smith QB 8 57 7.1 0
- - J. Charles RB 3 18 6.0 0


Colts Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 D. Brown RB 11 55 5.0 1
A+ 100 A. Luck QB 7 45 6.4 0
- - T. Richardson RB 1 0 .0 0


Chiefs Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 D. Bowe WR 8 150 18.8 1
A- 91 D. Avery WR 1 79 79.0 1
B- 80 D. McCluster WR 7 52 7.4 0


Colts Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 T. Hilton WR 13 224 17.2 2
C+ 78 L. Brazill WR 4 54 13.5 0
A+ 100 D. Brown RB 4 47 11.8 1